¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Many rooms are yet covered with a large portion of their stone roofs in high massive arches, domes +c- The baths were surrounded by high walls, a race course and buildings which occupied a space more than a mile in circumference.
¶ 8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 They had a spacious promenade (peristyle) surrounded with columns and a balcony- – A large saloon for a hot air bath (calidarium [sic]) – – A large semi-circular room for warm baths (tepidarium) – A large circular room for cold bath (frigidarium) +c. +c- And, would that some of that cleanly spirit might be infused into this filthy degenerate race, who throughout Italy show no more respect to public thoroughfares or the presence of ladies and children than would a Horse, less than Dogs-
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Five minutes further into the city takes us to the “triumphal arch of Constantine” where the street has been lowered to the level of the ancient roadway and now passes through it, just before reaching the grand Colosseum (which will be seen, in part,